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The Media Votes Against AMLO

Andrés Manuel López Obrador is Mexico’s most leftwing president ever. His arrival has given hope to millions –— and driven pundits to despair.

A Movement With a Future

The gilets jaunes movement has presented a vision of France beyond Emmanuel Macron's neoliberalism. Anticapitalists have to push it even further.

The Bronx Slave Market

Ella Baker, the great socialist and civil rights organizer, was born this day in 1903. Here's her classic 1935 article on economic exploitation and black domestic workers in Great Depression–era New York.

Ulysses S. Grant: American Giant

Ron Chernow’s new biography rehabilitates the great Civil War general and champion of Reconstruction. But it glosses over the central issues of labor and property that would stifle black equality for a century.

Marc Lamont Hill Is Not Alone

Professor Marc Lamont Hill’s job was threatened because he spoke up on behalf of Palestinian rights. He’s just the latest victim in a nationwide wave of censorship and repression aimed at the Palestine solidarity movement — but the movement is fighting back.